- Use adequately the basic concepts of metrology and statistics.
- List and estimate all the uncertainties contributing to a given measurement.
- Combine all these uncertainties and calculate the final uncertainty on the measurement.
- Give the proper expression of a final result.
Technical staff and engineers involved in measurement activities.
Pre-requisite : Bachelor, Licence or Master of Science in mathematics, physics or chemistry.
- Statistics and probability : review of basic concepts.
- Metrological terms and standard uncertainty concept.
- Standard uncertainties in measurement results and other data : how to evaluate ?
- Combined standard uncertainty : how to calculate ?
- Expanded uncertainty, coverage factor and level of confidence.
- How to write a final result ?
- Applications, especially to radioactivity measurements.
The concepts and rules are taught according to the "Guide to the expression of Uncertainty in Measurement (GUM)" ISO/IEC Guide 98-3:2008.
- 50% brief lectures and discussions with the trainees ;
- 50% lab sessions.
Maximum number of trainees : 18.
This course includes lab sessions using ionizing radiations. Please comply with the conditions stated in the terms of sale.
Jean-Christophe Bodineau (Saclay)
Collaboration : CEA (DRT/List/Detecs/LNHB, DEN/CAD/D2S/SPR)
4 days (24h)
2 060 €
Reference : 809
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